Saturday, September 1, 2012

regular, special non-working and special holidays in the Philippines for the year 2013

With 2013 holiday schedule now in place, it's high time we do a seat sale booking spree for travels next year! Yehey!

There are four long weekends in 2013:

March 28-31 Holy Week
August 24-26 National Heroes Day
November 1-3 All Saints' Day
December 28-January 1 Rizal Day and New Year

Proclamation No. 459, s. 2012 has been signed by President Benigno S. Aquino III on August 16, 2012 DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS, SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS, AND SPECIAL HOLIDAY (FOR ALL SCHOOLS) FOR THE YEAR 2013.

The following regular holidays and special days for the year 2013 shall be observed in the country:

A. Regular Holidays
New Year’s Day
Maundy Thursday
Good Friday
Araw ng Kagitingan
January 1 (Tuesday)
March 28
March 29
April 9 (Tuesday)
Labor Day
Independence Day
National Heroes Day
Bonifacio Day
Christmas Day
Rizal Day
May 1 (Wednesday)
June 12 (Wednesday)
August 26 (Last Monday of August)
November 30 (Saturday)
December 25 (Wednesday)
December 30 (Monday)
B. Special (Non-Working) Days
Black Saturday
Ninoy Aquino Day
All Saints Day
Additional special (non-working) days Last Day of the Year
March 30
August 21 (Wednesday)
November 1 (Friday)
November 2 (Saturday)
December 24 (Tuesday)
December 31 (Tuesday)
C. Special Holiday (for all schools)
EDSA Revolution Anniversary February 25 (Monday)
The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall hereafter be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar (Hijra) or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations, whichever is possible or convenient. To this end, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) shall inform the Office of the President on which day the holiday shall fall the Official Gazette reported.

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) shall promulgate the implementing guidelines for this Proclamation, the report added.

This information was lifted from The Official Gazette of the Office of the President of the Philippines.

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